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New York Giants 4, New York Yankees 3

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World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 7, 1922 (D) at Polo Grounds

NY  N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  1
NY  A    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  8  0
BATTING
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bancroft ss            3   1   2   2       1   0       3   5
Groh 3b                4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Frisch 2b              3   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Meusel lf              4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Youngs rf              4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Kelly 1b               4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Cunningham cf          3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Snyder c               4   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
McQuillan p            4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                33   4   9   4       2   1      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Snyder (1).
BATTING - 
2B: McQuillan (1,off Mays).
SH: Frisch (1,off Mays).
Team LOB: 5.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Witt cf                4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Dugan 3b               4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Ruth rf                3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Pipp 1b                4   0   2   1       0   0      12   3
Meusel lf              4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Schang c               4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Ward 2b                4   1   1   1       0   1       0   2
Scott ss               2   0   0   0       1   0       4   2
Mays p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Smith ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jones p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   3   8   3       2   4      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Witt (1,off McQuillan); Pipp (1,off McQuillan).
HR: Ward (2,7th inning off McQuillan 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Meusel (1,2nd base off McQuillan/Snyder).
PITCHING
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McQuillan W(1-0)       9     8   3   3   2   4   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Mays L(0-1)            8     9   4   4   2   1   0
Jones                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     9   4   4   2   1   0

Umpires: Brick Owens (AL), Bill Klem (NL), George Hildebrand (AL), Barry McCormick (NL)
Time of Game: 1:41   Attendance: 36242
Starting Lineups:

   New York Giants               New York Yankees         
1. Bancroft            ss        Witt                cf
2. Groh                3b        Dugan               3b
3. Frisch              2b        Ruth                rf
4. Meusel              lf        Pipp                1b
5. Youngs              rf        Meusel              lf
6. Kelly               1b        Schang              c
7. Cunningham          cf        Ward                2b
8. Snyder              c         Scott               ss
9. McQuillan           p         Mays                p

GIANTS 1ST: Bancroft singled; Groh grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Bancroft to second]; Frisch made an out to left; Meusel
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Witt singled to center; Dugan singled to left [Witt
to second]; Ruth flied to center [Witt to third]; Pipp singled
to center [Witt scored, Dugan to third, Pipp out at second
(center to second)]; Meusel singled to right [Dugan scored];
Meusel stole second [Meusel to third (error by Snyder)]; Schang
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Yankees 2.

GIANTS 2ND: Youngs made an out to left; Kelly grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cunningham walked; Snyder grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Ward flied to right; Scott grounded out (shortstop
to first); Mays grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 3RD: McQuillan grounded out (catcher to first); Bancroft
walked; Groh made an out to left; Frisch made an out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Witt made an out to center; Dugan grounded out
(third to first); Ruth walked; Pipp made an out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Meusel grounded out (third to first); Youngs singled
to right; Kelly forced Youngs (first to shortstop); Cunningham
forced Kelly (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Meusel struck out; Schang made an out to right;
Ward struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Snyder singled to shortstop; McQuillan doubled to
left [Snyder to third]; Bancroft singled to right [Snyder
scored, McQuillan scored]; Groh singled to pitcher [Bancroft to
second]; Frisch out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Bancroft to third, Groh to second]; Meusel grounded out (second
to first) [Bancroft scored, Groh to third]; Youngs singled to
left [Groh scored]; Youngs was picked off first (pitcher to
first to shortstop to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Scott walked; Mays popped to first in foul
territory; Witt grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Scott out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
4, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Kelly made an out to center; Cunningham grounded out
(third to first); Snyder singled to left; McQuillan struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Dugan popped to second; Ruth popped to catcher;
Pipp grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 4, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Bancroft made an out to left; Groh made an out to
first; Frisch made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 4, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 7TH: Meusel grounded out (third to first); Schang
grounded out (second to first); Ward homered; Scott popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Meusel singled to center; Youngs made an out to
left; Kelly grounded into a double play (first to shortstop)
[Meusel out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees
3.

YANKEES 8TH: SMITH BATTED FOR MAYS; Smith was called out on
strikes; Witt doubled to left; Dugan made an out to center; Ruth
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees 3.

GIANTS 9TH: JONES REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Cunningham made an
out to center; Snyder popped to shortstop; McQuillan made an out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 9TH: Pipp doubled to right; Meusel reached on a
fielder's choice [Pipp out at third (third to shortstop to third
to shortstop)]; Schang singled to center [Meusel to third,
Schang out at second (center to shortstop to second)]; Ward made
an out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Yankees 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4   9   1    5
 Yankees          3   8   0    4

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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